How is biotechnology used in the health industry in making medicines like penicillin and insulin?
A genetic engineer will remove a gene from a person that produces insulin. The person will transfer it in the plasmid of a certain bacteria. Then he allow it to reproduce until he gets a desired amount. After that he will let the bacteria to produce insulin.
Negative impacts of biotechnology?
Some negative impacts might be development of harmful chemicals and loss of biodiversity.
A genetic engineer manipulates the genes, or hereditary, of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Genetic Engineers specialize in the field of genetics. These engineers also work with modifying medicines.
Research Centers In NC
North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
North Carolina's national rank compared to other states.
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